SVP / VP, Delivery Lead - Core Finance, Middle Office Technology, Technology and Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 23 May 19

SVP / VP, Delivery Lead - Core Finance, Middle Office Technology, Technology and Operations

Business Function

Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver change (through enhancements, BAU, initiatives) on time, within budget and aligned with appropriate change framework while maintaining quality and stability.
  • Consistently plan for accelerated pace of change of delivery.
  • Ensure that all financial metrics for the platform are correct and take an active part in maintaining a transparent and correct financial position for the platform.
  • Drive the formation of asset roadmaps, with a process to update and maintain all relevant assets to enable investment and project spend decisions.
  • Drive a commercial ethos within the teams by actively managing costs and seeking to introduce cost savings.
  • Put in place and lead initiatives for the platform that results in increased value to the business.
  • Ensure proper resource planning is in place and use resources optimally.
  • Ensure platform documentations and artefacts are current, relevant and correct.
  • Ensure technical solutions are in-line with overall platform roadmaps, thereby reducing technical debt and maintaining a platform that is fit for purpose.
  • Drive industrialization of the platform through appropriate tools and frameworks.
  • Enable delivery by introducing/using fit for purpose delivery frameworks to deliver quality and timely solutions cost effectively, utilizing a variety of tools and processes.
  • Provide and build a strong support team and processes ensuring production stability of assets under management.
  • Put in place the relevant metrics to measure output, quality and performance for the team(s).
  • Actively work with and manage a wide range of stakeholders in the business, technology and outside the bank, on new initiatives, planning, delivery issues, escalations, critical success factors and escalations for resolution.
  • Work with and manage product vendors, focusing on (including but not limited to) deliverables, commercial terms and alignment to strategies.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders across all levels to deliver on long term strategies and aligning technology to business goals.
Leadership
  • Manage any direct reports, ensuring correct performance metrics are set and regular interventions are in place to achieve quality outcomes.
  • Lead, motivate, coach team members to obtain the best performance from them.
  • Actively drive a culture of learning in the team, with focus on technology and domain.
  • Create enhanced delivery capability in-line with technology and business goals, including across geographies when required.
  • Develop intelligent, high performance teams that are engaged and collaborative, promoting excellence, and drive down underperformance.
  • Make or facilitate the making of decisions in a timely manner.
  • Share, leverage and re-apply skills and knowledge towards delivery.
Requirements
  • Proven track record of delivering large and complicated projects and programs
  • Proven capability of leading teams across sites and geographies
  • Proven experience of working with business and technology stakeholders across all levels to achieve successful outcomes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries, leverage networks and drive project to successful completion
  • High level of drive, integrity, persistence, edge, can-do attitude, pro-activeness and maturity
  • Ability to influence, negotiate, lead and work as a team player to deliver
  • Extensive project management experience. Ability to work in an AGILE environment is an added advantage
  • Ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously is required.
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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.